Nevada is a vast and remote state, which undoubtedly still has some undiscovered turquoise deposits that have yet to be found and exploited. Opal The Star Fire Opal Mine is loed at about 24 kilometers from Gabbs which is in the Nye County, Nevada. At the mine one can find a rare and precious bluish grey opal as well as the common white opal.
Goldfield, Nevada – Queen of the Mining Camps. Goldfield, Nevada around 1906 or 1907. In December 1902 gold was discovered in the hills south of Tonopah, Nevada by two grub stake prospectors named Harry Stimler and Billy March. In no time, tents began to dot the barren hills in the mining district dubbed "Grandpa," later named Goldfield.